1. MTBPS: The headline event this is week is finance minister Tito Mboweni’s maiden medium-term budget policy statement, setting out South Africa’s spending priorities for the next three years, on Wednesday. Credit rating agencies will be watching closely. Mboweni, just two weeks into the job, is expected to announce a plan to tackle a bloated public service wage bill that threatens service delivery. 2. President’s investment conference: Following hot on the heels of Mboweni’s medium-term budget, from Thursday to Saturday, the conference is part of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s drive to attract $100bn in investment to stimulate economic growth. The 800-1,000 delegates will include the CEOs of major global companies. 3. Sars inquiry: The Nugent inquiry into governance troubles at the South African Revenue Service under Tom Moyane’s watch will hear from Moyane loyalist Luther Lebelo on Monday, as well as acting chief officer for business and individual tax Fabian Murray. Tuesday could s...

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